Eugene Berry, age 93, passed away Monday, November 11, 2019. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Friday, November 15th in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home with burial following at Darlington Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12-1 pm Friday at the funeral home.
Born February 24, 1926 in Lumber Bridge, NC; Eugene was the son of the late Dan Berry and Letha Thompson Berry. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II at the naval station in Key West, Florida. He would serve in Okinawa on the USS Sarsfield.
After his service in the Navy, Eugene started his career working in the Darlington Cotton Mill, delivering milk for Coble Dairy, and then worked at Perfection American and La-Z-Boy. He enjoyed woodworking, watching baseball and NASCAR, and loved spending time with his family and attending family gatherings.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Alberta Parker Berry; children, Michael Berry of Columbia, Gail Berry of Charlotte, and Dale (Johnny) Campbell, Sr. of Darlington; two grandchildren, Parker and Patrick; siblings, Gerald Berry of Lumberton, Dan (Ann) Berry, Jr. of Norfolk, VA, James (Gladys) Robert Berry of Shallotte, NC, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Earl Berry, Earnest Berry, Vera Powers, Lucille Johnson, Wade Berry, his twin sister Christine Lane, and Leonard Berry.
Memorials may be made to Darlington Pentecostal Holiness Church, PO Box 653, Darlington, SC 29540.
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